And the Best Linux Desktop Is…

Posted by devnet on Mar 20, 2005 4:01 AM EDT
eWeek; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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Opinion: There is no single answer. It really depends on what you want to do, but here are three of my favorites and the jobs they're most suited for.

About five minutes after Linus Torvalds first let the world know about Linux 0.01 back in the dawn of time, aka Aug. 25, 1991, the first fight over which was the best Linux distribution began.

I kid. The never-ending fight over which is the best Linux distribution didn't begin in earnest, as I recall it, until 1994, with the arrival of Red Hat Linux. Then, as now, there's just something about Red Hat Linux that's like waving a red flag at a bull. Folks just seem to love it or hate it.

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